St. Cloud Hospital Dietetic Internship Program

Mission Statementgraduating class

The mission of the St. Cloud Hospital Dietetic Internship is to fully prepare graduates to enter the field as competent, entry-level registered dietitians, with an expertise in medical nutrition therapy, who put the care of people above all in a manner that reflects the healing mission of Jesus.

Program Location

St. Cloud is located 65 miles northwest of Minneapolis with a population of 67,109, making it Minnesota's tenth largest city. St. Cloud Hospital is located on the Mississippi River in Central Minnesota. It is a Catholic-affiliated, not-for-profit institution and part of the CentraCare Health System. The hospital has more than 5,000 employees, 400 physicians and 1,200 volunteers. It serves 690,000 people in a 12-county area.

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Program Quick Facts

  • Program Length: 9 months (Full Time), 14 months (Part Time)
  • Class Size: Up to 10 annually, including up to 2 part time interns
  • Program Concentration: Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Graduate Credit Provided? No
  • Prior Learning Credits Accepted? No
  • D&D Matching Code: Full Time: 784, Part Time: 787
  • Application Fee: $40 (see Computer Matching/ Preselect tab)

The St. Cloud Hospital DI Program is currently granted candidacy status by The Accreditation for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Mailing Address:
120 Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190
Chicago, IL, 60606
Phone: 312-899-5400
E-mail: www.eatrightpro.org/acend

Contact Us

For more information about the St. Cloud Hospital Dietetic Internship Program, please contact:

Dona Anderson, MPH, LD, RD
Program Director
andersond@centracare.com

Sierra Quarnstrom, RD
Program Manager
quarnstroms@centracare.com